Texas-San Antonio 73, UTEP 64

Alex Vouyoukas and Michael Hale III scored 12 points each as

UTSA opened the season Friday night with a 73-64 victory over


Sei Paye added 10 points for the Roadrunners, who shot 50

percent from the field, including 7 of 14 on 3-point attempts, and

had 15 steals.

John Bohannon had 12 points and Jacques Streeter 11 for UTEP,

which shot 45 percent from the field but was just 7 for 21 on


Paye hit a 3-pointer and two free throws during a 7-0 run that

put UTSA up 13-3 in the early going. The Miners pulled within 18-14

before the Roadrunners answered with an 8-0 run to go on top 26-14

en route to a 33-25 halftime lead.

UTSA built the lead to as many as 18 points in the second